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Local Rules Amendments for comment - General Order 187

Thursday, August 11, 2016

The Court having considered comments and suggestions provided by the Local Bankruptcy Rules Advisory Committee, implements changes to the Local Bankruptcy Rules. The following revisions are proposed: Local Bankruptcy Rule 4002-2 is modified to clarify the procedures and notice requirements regarding the compensation of debtor(s) and insiders. Local Bankruptcy Rule 7016-2 brings the Court's local rules into compliance with the December 1, 2015 revisions to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure regarding the timing of the scheduling order for the initial pretrial status conference. Local Bankruptcy Rule 9013-3 is revised to update the list of motions and applications not requiring notice to include motions to reopen for the purpose of filing the financial management education certificate and the certification regarding domestic support obligations. Finally, technical corrections have been identified and will be implemented for Local Bankruptcy Rules 2002-1(b), 2002-2(d), 3015-9, 3017-2(b)(2), 9006-1(b), and 9010-5. These revisions are identified in General Order 187. Comments concerning these amendments may be submitted no later than September 16, 2016, by E-mail to [please include the name, firm name (if any), E-mail address, and phone number of the person submitting the comment] or by mail to the Clerk of Court at 325 West F Street, San Diego, California 92101-6991. Please note on the envelope “LBR updates”.